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. as we open the door but we are crawling from father hurley to the split. right now it is already an extra 15 minutes. that, my friends, is growing. 495 in virginia filling out braddock road to 66. plus five to ten for that. and finally real quick. 395 northbound, it is a slow ride bumper-to-bumper making your way from edsall to seminary. back to you. >>> in a study out today, it finds there are health benefits for women in their 50s and 60s to get mammograms but they are more modest than previously thought. the study finds women in their 50s and 60s that had a mammogram every two years reduced their risk of dying by 10% from breast cancer. they say it cut the death rate up to 28%. the study is in the new england journal of medicine. to learn more about the study and get other breast cancer prevention news, go to wusa9.com and click on the buddy check tab on the top of the home page. >>> a tasty way people in new orleans are helping the fight against breast cancer the world's biggest king cake. it weighs 8,000-pounds. slices went for $7. proceeds will go to susan g. komen for the
of the right shoulder and drivers here start to stack up around father hurley. we are thinking an extra ten minutes for that and that is growing. flooding alert. devon talked about this earlier. want you to know we have a lot of high standing wear in the bethesda area. the road is closed out there. on the inner loop, the ramp from eastbound university also afced because of floodwaters and game preserve road near 355, that's where you want to use caution and watch the speeds. never drive in to standing water. remember that high water covers a lot of those dips in the roadway. 395 northbound. it is a crawl already from the beltway to seminary. no accidents out here. before this on 95, looks like an extra 15 minutes if you are traveling on 95 northbound between the prince william parkway up to the mixing bowl. andrea, over to you. >> thank you. >>> coming up on 6:21. we want to get a look at the roads in the district. john lyle with the dc department of transportation is joining us on the phone. good morning, john. >> good morning, beyond. >> i saw on your twitter page you are advising residen
. all clear. 270 at father hurley boulevard is a good example. sali on 270 through germantown to give to dave norrisvdavidsbes good. route 50 across the bay bridge looks fine. looks good on the beltway near andrews air force base. back to you. >> thank you. >>> it is primary day. d.c. voters cast their ballots today in the race for mayor. >> the race has been marked by scandal. the polls open in two and a half hours. pamela brown is live in southeast. >> good morning. both top candidates for d.c. mayor will be crisscrossing the city. locals open at 7:00 this morning. vincent gray will get on the center on alabama avenue. he's expected to make a stop and go to several other polling centers before the close at 8:30 tonight. adrian fenty will be on 13th street in northwest. he will make several stops as well. both candidates have been giving one last bid to get out the vote. vincent gray has been leading. some of his supporters say that he is an electable guy. adrian fenty has been pushing his track record of accomplishment to voters over the past four years. the pope's that -- he is h
boulevard -- looks good at father hurley. >>> courtney robinson is live along 270 in rockville. >> traffic is picking up. we have seen quite a few cars on the roads. if things will get worse as more kids go back to school and workers go back to work. get ready to hit the bricks and the gridlock. >> it is part of living in the city. >> today is expected to be one of the worst traffic delays in the metro region. back from vacation. >> terrible traffic tuesday was the name coined to describe the absolute worst gridlock in months, the day after labor day. a day of reckoning for motorists, for kids going back to school. >> the traffic nightmare will only get worse because many construction projects will also be gearing up. 295 and across the 11th street bridge, the work is expected to close lanes beginning this week and it will last at least a month. >> you have to leave early enough and be patient and watch what is going on around us. >> some of the construction projects mean new traffic patterns, which might mean closings this morning. you might want to build extra time into your commute. cou
hurley boulevard. back to you. >> thank you. >>> not your normal eviction. authorities serving notice to: found a possible hoarding situation. courtney robinson is live along 11th street to tell us about it. >> israa to looked at. we want you to see exactly what we are talking about. these odd belongings of -- these are the belongings of eloisa diaz. she was evicted. they came and took out olivehurst stuff. she's concerned people will take things. she has dealt with that at least once overnight. she says that she cannot pick out from all of this what is most important because if she says every item is important. her intention for keeping all of this was to help her family in venezuela. she says she worked hard to collect all these things to have them dump on the street. >> i've worked hard years to collect things to send them to my country. >> we went through a situation with the blizzard and. help thenre's no either. >> councilman jim graeme brought over two pickup trucks. she was able to put some items in there for temporary storage. she says that is not good enough. we will see dump t
he's back in the peanut business. how so? peter hurley's son, jake, was one of the kids sickened by the bad peanuts. the two join us live next with their reaction. jenna: hi everybody, "happening now" on the crime blotter in the top box, court action for the accused underwear bomber, the judge expected to set a trial date on charges he tried to blow up an international flight over detroit last christmas. >>> in the middle box, lawyers for the south carolina woman accused of killing her two toddlers will ask a judge to let her out on bond. she reportedly confessed to swo*or -- smothering her sons, strapping them into their car seats and rolling her car into the river. >>> the bottom box the senate set to open an impeachment trial against a judge taking payoffs and lying under oath, the first impeachment -- impeachment trial since the case against bill clinton. jon: his filth they plants are blamed for a salmonella outbreak that killed two people nine years ago, now that peanut industry person is in the business. stuart parnell is back at work now as a consultant to other peanut co
in maryland as we take a live shot outside. looking at 270 father hurley to the split. more cars approaching the 5:00 shower but no major problems out. there good morning, virginia. heading to 66 eastbound from manassas to centreville to 495, no problems. westbound lanes are open, as well. as we hit the beltway between the american legion and the wilson bridge, we are seeing no problems. everyone is in good shape and on 395, northbound and southbound looking good. northbound look for the traffic pattern. left center lane taken away this morning. >>> the transportation department is proposing new rules to prevent dangerous fatigue amongest airline pilots. it would help prevent tired pilots from making errors that cause crash. it will be required nine hours of rest between work days one hour more than the current rules. this afternoon, metro transit willen veil new metro buss and access vehicles. the transit agency will unveil a bus body shop an paint shop. the evens begin at 2:30 at the facility in hyattsville. they were funded through federal grants. >>> taking a look at the living well head
from 295 to montrose and father hurley to the weigh station. same situation on 66. if you are waiting for folks to get home, they might be running late before 95 to 123 breaks up after that. and in d.c., the gas main breaks still out there in columbia heights. roads are shut down. use 16th street as an alternate. >>> and topper told me, my car wash might be all for not. >> you jinxed it. it's not raining in the northwest. but i would keep this if you are going out for the next three hours. everything is light and most of it is west of town, up 270, rockville north and out 66 in western fairfax county and west. so that's where it is. it's going to slowly move through here tonight. and here is your forecast. tonight, showers and most storms develop east of town. comfortable and low temperatures in the 60s. winds west northwest at 10. and because it has rained or showers everywhere, it is cooler. after a high of 92, it's 72 downtown, 64 in gaithersburg. we'll come back and talk about the all-important redskin forecast and look ahead to our weekend forecast and hurricane igor. >>> well, c
southbound from father hurley to the split no major incidents we have a little construction to contend with for the next ten minutes or so at 124 montgomery village avenue and 214, this is east of 301. more roadwork and right now we know it is taking away a right lane. >>> hurricane earl has forced amtrak to cancel some southbound trains in virginia today. 88 and 6 -- 66 and 67 will terminate in richmond instead of new port news. amtrak says there will be more changes on saturday. >>> for the first time in maryland history, voters can head to the polls early. statewide early voting begins today. for a full list of early voting sites log on to our website at wusa9.com. once there go to local news and then maryland urn the news tab at the top of the front page and you will be able to find answer to frequently asked questions. >>> montgomery county executive isaiah leg get is appearing if what appears to be another term in office. according to the "washington post" he doesn't face an open in the primary on december 14th. he is expected to coast to an easy win due to the overwellingly demo
to the belt way. and over to 270 southbound, we're doing okay from father hurley to the split and the beltway in virginia, no outer or inner loop problems. and new york avenue, a nice and quiet commute. >>> riders on metros' red, green and yellow lines should prepare for delays this weekend because of track maintenance. riders from the shady grove and metro trail station should add at least 20 minutes to their commute trains will be single tracking tonight till 8:00. >>> and riders through the seventh street convention center and the civil war memorial should also add 30 minutes to their travel times. work on these lines will begin around 10:00 tonight. service will be back to normal monday morning. >>> metro's decision run fewer trained to improve arrival times you is paying offer according to their latest vital signs report. they were on time 88.6% of the time. that is up more than% from the year before. -- than 2% from the year before. >>> improving the education of women can save the lives by millions of children. that is the new study paid for by the bill and me linda gates foundation. t
on the green lake, a toll road, 66, 270 southbound between father hurley boulevard and the beltway, a decent ride. a steady pace on the beltway at university blvd.. back to you. >> thank you. >>> we begin this monday morning with a developing story from fairfax county. one person is dead after a possible home invasion. it happens late last night in the 6800 block of field master drive. courtney robinson is live in springfield with the latest details. good morning. >> good morning. i have been talking with neighbors this morning. one neighbor tells me that her daughter heard a woman scream around 10:00 last night but did not know what that was. officers are not commenting on that and not releasing much information. i can tell you that after 10:00 last night they found a man shot to death inside of this house. 6810 field master drive. we don't know if anyone is in custody. but officers say that this does not appear to be random. this appears targeted, that no one is in danger. this is the orange hunt area of springfield. we are couple blocks away from orange hunt elementary school. this is pos
road. the police are in place directing traffic. and 270, watching the traffic build on father hurley to german town road. we'll be right back after these messages. stay with us. >>> good morning. how many of you will spend today at work thinking about quitting and taking up your dream job? or maybe you need to make a move because of the job market. this morning a guide to making your second act a reality. >> you've had a changeable year. >> reporter: this woman spent 35 years doing the corporate, cubical routine. >> you'll feel very confident. >> reporter: today she's charting a different course. >>i came to a point when i needed to serve my purpose and what my heart was calling me to. >> reporter: her moment came during a meeting. >> i'm sitting and everybody in the room was incredibly animated as they were talking about the business. and i'm sitting thing thinking, this means nothing to me. it's empty and meaningless. >> reporter: according to the conference board, a business management group, only 47% of americans are satisfied with their jobs. >> i think a lot of people get frust
father hurley to the split. the time is 6:10. more news coming up in 90 seconds. four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. >>> when a homeless person puts his out out for a handout, some of you probably keep walking but what if the homeless person was 3 years old? we look at a place that helps give a bright beginning. >> this is one homeless person you won't see begging for a dollar. right now he doesn't know he is homeless and here at bright beginnings they'd just as soon keep it that way. >> we are here to support the homeless children and families. >> reporter: dr. betty joe gains runs bright beginnings. and six months to five years old it is d
. things are looking good out there. on i-270, volume is picking up between father hurley and falls road. you want to add five to ten minutes if you are heading out right now but all lanes should be open to 495. as we go to virginia on 66. it is slowing down for sure from route 50 to nutley. all lanes are open here, as well. from 395 north to the 14th street bridge running if to a new photographic pattern this morning. you can see the brake lights. left lane is taken away. so watch for. that the toll road, 674 to 495 about six minutes. stilled a speed on the virginia beltway. close to 15 minutes and seven minutes on 295, on 495 over to dc 295 this morning and a lot of kids are back in school. so watch for that slow down as you head to work. it is 6:18. back to you. >>> as patranya bhoolsuwan mentioned, pacific gas and electric in california labeled a gas line as high risk leading up to last week's deadly explosion. four people are dead and others are missing after the blast. it leveled more than 50 homes in san bruno, california. investigator -- regulators ordered them to review their ga
from father hurley to falls road. plus ten minutes in they are car for that. virginia 95 northbound look like an accident at route 1 has been pushed to the right shoulder. all lanes of traffic are getting by but slowly. jammed an the dale city area. that's an extra 15 minutes for drivers. back to you. >>> you may soon need to pay up more to drink up in virginia. today governor will unveil his plan to raise alcohol taxes a sell off the state-run liquor stores. the "washington post" reports the virginia republican will propose a 4% tax on capitols of alcohol in bars an restaurants the commonwealth will reportedly sell 1,000 liquor licenses to private retailers. governor mcdonnell hopes to make a half billion dollars up front from the move. >>> on the national level, president obama heads to cleveland today. he'll unveil an economic plan designed to boost the economy. the package will be worth $180 billion. the white house denies the president is timing his speech for upcoming elections. >> this isn't about the next 60 day or next 90 days. this about how do we get our economy fully bac
week. nextlink approaching 109. that is expected. normal between father hurley and the beltway. good on 66 between centreville and the beltway. quiet on the dulles greenway and the dulles toll road. let's take you where they connect. 28 is good. nothing on sterling. metrorail is on normal service system wide. back to you. >> thank you. >>> it is a new day in the district of columbia. multiple sources are calling the district race for mayor of vincent gray. 90% of the precincts reporting, the council cheerleads by more than 8000 votes. the incumbent mayor adrian fenty ended his reelection fight around 3:00 this morning. >> if we will hear from the district's mayoral nominee in a few minutes. we have pamela brown and the latest. >> this out, virtually assures that vincent gray will be the next mayor of d.c. vincent gray says that this sends a message loud and clear that city residents want more respect and what character and integrity restored in the mayor's office. he says his focus will be community engagement and collaboration between city government and residents of and he wants to
father hurley boulevard to the lane divide. >>> today and tomorrow it looks like we will hit our 59th 90- degree year -- day of the year. that ties a record3. high and dry the rest of the work week. there would be some gusty winds moving on sure thursday and friday from hurricane earl. otherwise, this weekend if this will drop our temperatures and give us comfortable conditions for the upcoming weekend >> you don't necessarily have to cancel your plans? >> no. >> sound good. that does it for "good morning, washington." hope
headed south of father hurley boulevard headed out to mva and continuing into rockville. overnight roadwork north of 28 out of your way. no problems reportedded on 95. coming northbound headed off onto 395, lanes are open. southbound, you see the blue lights? that is where we had an accident. they are in the process of clearing that from the left side of the road. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> we do have a traffic alert on metro. five red line stations are going to close over labor day weekend so workers can make some safety improvements. the national transportation safety board recommended these improvements following last year's deadly train crash. the stations closing include tacoma, silver spring, forest glen, wheaton and glenmont. they will shut down at 10:00 tonight. service is scheduled to begin at 5:00 next tuesday morning. >>> dmv offices in virginia are once again renewing driver's licenses. john henrehan has a report. >> reporter: extra staff was on hand. at one point some mid-morning, we counted personnel on duty at 14 of this office's 17 customer wi
and then father hurley boulevard to 118. >>> our top story this half-hour is primary day in the district. the battle for d.c. mayor is one of the hottest local races. the polls will open in about half an hour. pamela brown begins our coverage live at a polling station in southeast. any signs of activity? >> yes, people are starting to arrive. polling centers are gearing up to welcome voters in just about half an hour. this is dealt wellness center on alabama avenue in southeast d.c. candidate vincent gray will arrived at a polling center opens around 7:00 this morning. from here, he will make several stops throughout the day until polls close at 8:00 tonight. officials estimate that more than 22,000 d.c. voters have already cast their ballots. turnout for the primary is estimated to be 55% which is up from 34%. mayor adrian fenty has been put up a tough fight against vincent gray. vincent gray has been steadily at had in the polls. mayor fenty says his track record will help put him over the edge. both of the candidates will be pushing their message and try to get last minute votes befor
and green out of baltimore making your way down towards 495. 270 you're also clear here from father hurley down towards the split. in virginia we're tracking your eastbound trip. 66 headed eastbound. pretty much smooth sailing and in d. c. if you're crossing that key bridge coming out of the of roslind making your way into georgetown looks like that commute is doing just fine. very nice and quiet. >>> in this morning's living well headline today has been declared world alzheimer's day. a new report find a protein may hold the key to knowing just how aggressive the disease will be. patients with mild alzheimer's and high levels are harboring a genetic alteration which can predict hour quickly they will deteriorate. >>> a new study shows taking aspirin inravine usually helps migraine suffers. innovar we have nows aspirin isn't as readily in the u.s. researchers say more studies need to be done to confirm these findings. >>> a new study says more and more overweight teenagers are choosing laproscopic gastro band surgery. the number of those opting for gastric bands has increased seven fold be
bridge, good on the american legion brinl. not bad at father hurley boulevard. we'll take you to the gike owe camera -- geico camera. >> lisa, thank you very much. >>> it is 6:21. we have 71 degrees. >>> coming up on "good morning washington," the redskins get ready to hit the road. hear what the coach is saying about leading their next opponent. >>> oprah gets reaction. a $100 million education donation. we'll be back after this break. >>> welcome back. 7 is on your side with alarming news about obesity. an international aorganization says 20 out of -- 4 out of 20 americans will be overweight. disease rate and health care spending will rise unless governments, individuals, and industry find a strategy to combat the epidemic. 24. -- 2 out of 4. that's amazing. >>> redskins are heading to st. louis to take on the winless rams. steven jackson in the backfield and sam bradford running the show. never mind he's a rookie, the coach says he's a real deal. >> he's impressive. he's the guy that comes around once every 10 years. in my opinion. >> williams was still limping noticeably at campus. >>
., to a good 70, leading father bullies -- father hurley boulevard, a double when ammy. the stalled car before new hampshire avenue just moved onto the shoulder. pamela brown is next with the latest in the >>> it appears that vincent gray will be dc's next mayor. >> big news today. grey won a 53% of the vote, defeating incumbent mayor adrian fenty. pamela brown is live at and in gray headquarters in northwest d.c. >> good morning, alison. vincent gray says he is ready to take the city in a different direction. >> thank you, district of columbia. >> even before mayor fenty officially conceded, vincent gray declared victory before 2:00 this morning in front of an ecstatic crowd ready for the city to take a new direction. >> the people of the district send a message loud and clear that they want to bring character, integrity, and leadership back to the mayor's office. >> community engagement and collaboration are two things that gray says he will be focused on in the future. he says his hope is to create one city, bringing in other leaders who want to engage, schoolsly sideswiping chancellor mich
before father hurley boulevard. >>> it is 6:31 on this wednesday morning. our top story today -- the u.s. supreme court will not stop the execution of a virginia woman. the woman is scheduled to die thursday night. she was convicted in may 2002 murder for hire scheme that left her husband and stepson dead. the court said two justices voted to stop the execution but they would not comment further. she will be the first woman to be executed in virginia in nearly a century. >>> police are trying to unravel a murder mystery in greenbelt. they found the body of a woman outside her appointment -- apartment on greenbelt road. a woman was assaulted and left to die and a stairwell. investigators say that robbery does not appear to be a motive. they are still searching for a killer. >>> some serious issues after in eviction reveals an apparent according case in northwest washington one woman's belongings are stretching for blocks around the columbia heights neighborhood after authorities kicked her out of her home. courtney robinson is live on 11th street. the city council is helping to sort thi
of centreville to the beltway because of a stalled car. 270 southbound leaving father hurley boulevard down to the beltway, i will show you a picture of the pace of traffic at shady grove road. stop and go at 495. in an accident, but that will be of your way. now to adam caskey. >>> it's a beautiful day. a few scattered clouds in the distance. in arlington it is 60. on the way to the upper 70's this afternoon for the high temperature. mostly sunny skies with a few scattered patchy clouds later on today. if tomorrow will look and feel similar to today. saturday night through the first half of sunday there are scattered showers expected, up to 1/4 inch or half inch. we could use the rain. >>> give yourself extra time on a tour this weekend. track where it will be done on the red line between j a grove and to and booked -- between sadie growth and twinbrook and other locations. we will have co man: let me see the map. just drive, we'll get there! adventure runs on dunkin', with our egg white breakfast sandwiches. hurry in and try one in delicious veggie or turkey sausage. ♪ >>> good morning
kicking up past 109. the pace has lightened up a pinch but still heavy past father hurley. still inching along towards the beltway. we are rolling accident free. as we pass over the american legion bridge on the outer loop, you'll see sign board activity. that's proving to be quite the distraction for drivers. once beyond that the space fine. back to you. >>> thank you so much. be prepared for gridlock as nearly everyone heads back to either work or school today. every year the return to work and school after labor day marks one of worst commutes in the d.c. area, making it what's called terrible traffic tuesday. tracee wilkins is live in college park overlooking 95. hey there. >> reporter: good morning, craig. we're not hearing the reports of everything is looking clear on this road and everybody is moving fine because it is terrible traffic tuesday. it's going to be a mess. just prepare for gridlock. government workers and school buses and students driving for first time are all on the roads together today. according to aaa atlantic, there are 3 million workers in the d.c. areas, half
of frederick past father hurley to the spur. we are incident an accident free. andrea, back to you. >> in the living well headlines, today the obama administration goes to court over health care reform. 20 states are suing the government calling the reform plan unconstitutional. federal attorneys will argue that the states don't have the right to file the lawsuits. the states will argue they can sue because the law will require them to spend more on medicaid. >>> students at the gw school of nursing are getting hands-on training thanks to a gift. the reston hospital center have donated a new 3,000 square foot simulation lab. the center will allow students to come in and face real life medical situations while their professors gauge their reactions and provide feedback. >>> the redskins reflect on winning without much offense. >>> and one of the monday night football games features two powers in the afc. highlights coming up in sports. here's a look at who's celebrating a birthday today -- ♪ [ male announcer ] it's luxury with fire in its veins. bold. daring. capable of moving you
, delays from 109 heading for the truck scales. by the time you meet up with father hurley, the tail lights are heading down through the beltway and no problems through the bethesda area. >>> it is a controversy that is fueling protest around the world. a florida church pastor planning to burn the koran on september 11th. this morning secretary of state hillary clinton joins the white house and religious and military leaders in urging the pastor to cancel plans to burn the muslim holy book. kimberly suiters has details. >> good morning, eun. the head of that tiny church of just 50 members called the dof world outreach center is now carrying a gun on his hip for his protection after receiving more than 100 death threats for statements like these. >> we are going to have an international burn a koran day. >> if people should lose their life, that would be tragic, still, i must say that we feel that we must sooner or later stand up to islam. >> those kinds of messages from that pastor have led to demonstrations in kabul, afghanistan, they are angry about the planned burning the holy book and d
. 270 is slow approaching route 80 thanks to an accident and slow father hurley to the split. 395 southbound at 1100, another accident on the shoulder. another crash we are getting word of on the off ramp from the gw parkway. over to howard. >> hot today and 95. a lot of high clouds tomorrow but not much impact, 90 degrees. much cooler over the weekend. labor day in the upper 80s and 90s back by next tuesday. >> the "early show" of course is next. they will be live in silver spring where more on the discovery standoff. plus, dave price is tracking hurricane earl. >> as are the rest of us. the next newscast is at noon. get the latest weather and traffic updates at wusa9.com. >> have a great thursday and we will see you starting at 4:25. we will have the morning cut ins.
of congestion start to build. 270 you are slow from father hurley to falls road. that delay is an extra ten minutes in the car for drivers and that's getting larger. wrap it up with the maps, route 4, route 5 and 301, understand den free out here. more volume than usual on each of these roads due to the wet weather. >>> did you know today is take a loved one to the doctor day? this even began at the top of the hour at providence hospital in northeast washington. to learn more we are joined live by coreliss hill. thank you for being with us. it started at 6:00 this morning. do you have people lined up? >> i wouldn't say we have people lined up but bewe have people who are here and excited and they are really excited about taking advantage of the screenings that we have. it should be a great day. >> tell us about the purpose of this and the screenings that you are offering today. >> sure. so united health care is a sponsor of take a loved one to the doctor day. we are excited about participating. the even is taking place in six other cities today. so we are providing screenings, blood pressur
in maryland we have the pace now slowing near father hurley boulevard. the crash is after falls road, but before montrose road. crash with a vehicle that has spun out. that was on the left side of the road. >> thank you, very much for the latest out there. it's a big mess. >> busy morning. 67 degrees. outside. 5:42 is your time. >> coming up in our "morning chat" a show of support for a call for sanity. >> i think it's good. >> if you're a duck. >> and heavy rain from miami to maine. in case of everyday emergencies, it's important to be prepared for dinner. that's why i've prepared my perdue perfect portions fresh chicken breasts. they're individually wrapped, so you can cook what you need and store what you don't. [ male announcer ] perdue perfect portions. ready when you are. i do 22 more inspections than the government requires. and my fresh, all-natural chickens are never given any hormones or steroids. ♪ ...and no candy, gladys. [ clucks ] [ male announcer ] perdue. extra inspections... extraordinary chicken. >> checking our top stories at 5:45 on his this thursday morning, in
inching long southbound, but by the time you meet up with father hurley, the pace does start to pick up a little bit. around the kalt beltway, all is quiet past connecticut avenue. the headlights are on the outer look on the increase. along 95 in virginia, looks beautiful, but starting to stack up. you will find slow moving traffic leaving wood bridge headed up towards lorto ncht. back to you. >>> 6:12 is your time. what's happening on highways across the country that hasn't happened since 1950? >> the d.c. mayor's varace is coming down to the wire and fenty is calling in a big favor from a friend with a big name. >>> and a change at your local liquor store that could help make your ride to work every morning his congested. just drive, we'll get there! adventure runs on dunkin', with our egg white breakfast sandwiches. hurry in and try one in delicious veggie or turkey sausage. >>> a new opinion poll out gives vincent gray a leg up over mayor fenty. and with the d.c. primary just days away, the results have both candidateses hits t hitting the hard. tracee wilkins joins us live with mor
, no incidents reported leaving father hurley boulevard out towards 118. so far, so good. but it is the first day back for the kids going to school in some areas and keep an eye out for those yellow buses. no incidents have been reported on southbound 95 or 295 coming in out of laurel. 95 in virginia, a different story. already starting to see the traffic slow leaving the prince william parkway headed out towards lorton. >>> five stations on the red line that had been closed over the long labor day weekend back open this morning. crews were working on safety improvements recommended by the ntsb after the deadly red line crash last year. all stations reopened at 5:00 this morning. >>> as we mentioned, students across virginia go back to class today. a lot of schools will see changes this year from teachers and principals to healthy menu changes and building improvements woman talk about those chics with dr. pat murphy coming up a little later this hour. >>> the democratic primary will likely determine the district's next mayor and the candidates are spending the final days out stumping for the vot
father hurley to he split. extra 10 to 15 minutes in the car to make it through that. in virginia tracking the eastbound 6 trip and delayed from 50 to nutley and once again approaching the capital beltway. we will wrap it up with a shot in virginia. 395 northbound, you are bumper- to-bumper below speed from the beltway to seminary and crossing the 14th street bridge. back to you. >>> our time is 49. today president obama heads to philadelphia. he will deliver a back to school speech to students nationwide. meanwhile, here in washington, a battle is brewing over taxes. republican leadership wants to extend the bush era tax cuts for everyone. while the president wants to let them expire for people making more than $250,000 a year. mr. obama made his case yesterday on a visit to fairfax. >> we are still in this wrestling match with john boehner and mitch mcconnell about the last two to three percent where on average we'd be giving them $100,000 for people making a million dollars or more and we just can't afford it. >> reporter: if congress fails to pass any extension at all the tax
your way from father hurley down to the split. we are saying an extra 15 minutes in the car for drivers right now. finishing with 95, good morning, virginia. heading northbound looks like we are moving well from the prince william parkway to 644. an extra ten minutes or so should be factored in. over to andrea. >>> a utah artist has a new piece of work that is stirring things up politically. the painting includes every u.s. president with conservatives on one side and liberals on the oh and it shows president obama in front stepping on the constitution. the piece is titled the forgotten man. the artist says it is symbolic of the country's conditions. >> the flag being half mast happens when there is a tragedy in the country and i feel our country is experiencing a tragedy of monumental proportions. >> he says the painting is more of a personal thing. he says he knew it would cause a stir and he hopes it gets people to think. >>> up next, find out why that busted well in the gulf of mexico could soon be closed for good. we'll be right back. america needs clean energy, and america needs j
building past father hurley to the split. and finally, we will wrap it up in virginia. 66 eastbound as you cross the fairfax county parkway exit, make your way past 128 to inside the beltway, a nice, smooth commute. back to you. in the living well stories, this afternoon a ribbon cutting will be hill for a new free health clinic. the clinic will operate in woodbridge, virginia. the clinic will be open every monday from 8 a.m. to four p.m. it will be the third free health clinic in prince william county and the first to accept appointments. these clinics are opened to qualified low income and uninsured residents. you may not think of the fizz in your soda as spicy but your body does. the carbon dioxide sets off the same sensors in the nasal cavity as mustard and horseradish. while the body's response isn't as strong as it is to spicy foods scientists say explains why you may experience a tingling sensation when you drink soda too fast. coca-cola is teaming up with the washington caps the mystics, nationals, skins and wizards to educate children about proper exercise and nutrition. as part o
it outside. it is a problem free commute past father hurley to the split. as we move to virginia, 495 in virginia from the wilson bridge to 95 up to 66 looks like drivers are moving at speed. the same situation for those of you traveling 395. no incidents or accidents along the way past duke street toward shirlington. that's a quick look at traffic. andrea, back to you. >>> it is about 3 1/2 months until christmas but today we should learn whether loudoun county will allow any holiday displays in front of the courthouse. the debate has been going on since last year, and supervisors got final input last night. 9 news now reporter kristin fisher is live in leesburg, virginia, with more. good morning, kristin. >> good morning. the good news is by the end of the day we should know whether or not holiday religious displays will be allowed on the lawn outside of the loudoun county courthouse this holiday season. now, this debate took center stage last night at a public hearing before the loudoun county board. 100 people spoke out either for or against the board recommendation that would ban
a whole lot of volume and congestion building now between farther hurley down towards the split. plus five minutes or so. that's what we're tracking to get to braddic road to galos. we're finding drivers here tacking on another extra ten minutes making their way from the beltway to seminariy and using the or approaching the pentagon towards the 14th bridge. andrea, over to you. >>> the search continues this morning for the second suspect involved in a violent robbery in manassas, virginia. a a15-year-old boy is in custody. that suspect and another teen stabbed and robbed a 59-year- old man behind the canterbury village shopping center. the man was hired to take pictures for a property access. of the drivers who saw the attack honked the horns and scared off the boys. the victims name has not been released but should recover. >>> overnight tonight from midnight until 4:00 a.m. expect delays southbound 270. it will be closed at exit 10 so crews can install sign for the new intercounty connector. >>> our time is 6:51. 68degrees here in northwest washington. a senate candidate in maryland die
southbound it is one crawl from father hurley toe split. >>> a look at the weather. nothing says i love you like being on a track fore. we need rain so the grass can grow. 79 for the high today sunshine, breezy, northwest wind 10 to 15 miles an hour and even cooler tomorrow. >>> the "early show" is next. of course they will have the latest on the flooding in texas and pierce morgan talks about his new role replacing larry king on cnn. the next news is at noon. until then have a great day. see you tomorrow morning at
out 270 southbound looks like we're below speed stacking up the head lights from hurley. i'm going to say plus 10 to 15 minutes for this and that delay is growing and we have new problems to tell you about. this is on 295 heading northbound as we take it over to our real time grabbing. getting word of a report of an accident at the nave research lab and going southward at bowling air force base base where you have to be careful and watch for debrises that been reported in the roadway. and then stacking up again from the pentagon to the 14th street bridge and hey, here's a sigh of relief 95 heading northbound. overall, just a light minor delay. >>> it is 6:48. a lot of people are wondering how hurricane earl is going to effect their labor day plans. that includes all of the businesses in ocean city, maryland. joining me on the phone is jim zorn city mayor rick mien. how are you doing? >> good morning, fine. >> what precautions are you taking for hurricane earl in we're monitoring things very closely. it looks like it will be passing through here early friday morning, early afternoon
looks good father hurley to the split. moving to route 4, rout 5, 301, no issues out here. in to virginia, 395 northbound, slow down around duke to seminary right now but everything is all clear from here to the 14th street bridge. and finally 86 eastbound -- 66 eastbound looks good from to the beltway. >>> some employees at the virginia department of motor vehicles will be at work this labor day holiday. it is part of the plan to undo the damage from the computer system meltdown. kristin fisher is live in alexandria with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, angie. >>> well, this dmv location in alexandria is one of 14 locations across the state that will be open this labor day to help virginia's dmv dig out of this massive backlog after these recent computer failures. keep in mind for 11 days the virginia dmv could not issue driver's license tore i.d. cards and the problems affected 25 state agencies under the department of taxation an department of social services and meant delays for people trying to file taxes, get welfare checks and for those thousands of people try
that stretches from father hurley to the split. andrea, over to you. >> thank you, angie. the time is 49. >>> new this morning, mayor fenty picks up another key endorsement one week before the mayoral primary. the washington examiner is backing the incumbent mayor. it cites his overhauling of dc schools, crime fighting and improving city services. >>> this week, the loudoun county board of supervisors is expected to make a ruling on religious holiday displays at public buildings. a ban on christmas displays caused controversy last year. before making a decision the board will hold a public hearing tonight at 6:30 inside of the county government center. that's at 1 harrisson street southeast in leesburg. that story is from the leesburg page on the new news where you live website. get stories for more than 50 local communities. check it out today by visiting wusa9.com. >>> in sports the nationals go for their first four-game winning streak of the season. they host the mets tonight. game time 7:05. >>> a thriller last night between virginia tech an boise state. in in the fourth quarter, the broncos
. everything is clear past father hurley to the split. and we will wrap with a look at the maps. 95 and the bw parkway, nice clean and green. you are okay making your way to 495. that's the traffic. andrea, back to you. >> thank you, angie. >>> well, today is the day all public school students in the dc area will hear the school bell ringing. most northern virginia systems start their 2010/2011 school year today. they are alexandria, arlington, fairfax, falls church, fredericksburg, king george, loudoun, manassas city, manassas park, orange, prince william and warren counties. now the biggest of these in our area is fairfax county with its 170,000 students, and that means many families are trying out their school routines for the first time this morning. kristin fisher is live at james madison high school in vienna, virginia with more. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. you know when fairfax county heads back to school you know that summer is indeed over. sad but true. as of today, all school systems in the dc area will be back in session. and you know there are certainly some perks to being t
to folks out there. good amount of volume germantown road. smooth sailing from father hurley to split. andrea, back to you. >>> in the living well head leans, researchers in maryland fear the ruling on embryonic stem cell project could jeopardize their work fighting childhood leukemia. a federal court ruled that congress made its ben clear in the law which says no federal money can be used for research in which a human embryo is destroyed. not only is the joint university of maryland johns hopkins project threatened so is a major study on downs syndrome. >> we have had the tool in our hand an now it seems to us, we fear, that this will be turned off. >> to stop that work seems crazy at this moment and we are certainly hoping the ruling can be challenged in some way. >> reporter: while some applaud the court's decision for protecting life, patient advocates say it could delay cure and cost lives. it only applies to publicly funded research using human embryos. >>> a controversial chemical is in the seal atlantas used to fill cavities. a bpa by-product is released when the seal atlantas
the commute on 270, it is wet and people are taking it slower but all lanes are open father hurley to the split. virginia commuters, good morning to you as you head 66 from route 50 the the beltway. a-okay. no incidents or accidents to report. and same on 95 and 395. all lanes are open, as well. be extra careful out there and heading to work this morning. back to you. >> thank you. >>> well, this morning big changes await commuters who travel to the pentagon metro station. the defense department is making security improvements after a gunman opened fire at the pentagon check point last march. kristin fisher has more on how the changes will affect commuters. good morning, kristin. >> good morning. the changes are going to take some getting used to, but the good news is that it shouldn't add too much time to your typical morning or evening chew. now, these changes are in response to what happened here last march when john patrick bedell opened fire on two guards at a security check.to the pentagon. ever since, the department of defense officials wanted to move the check point farther
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look at this camera. stop and go on father hurley boulevard past 118 to get down to shady grove road. 95 south, the right is heading south, left with more action. slow traffic into centreville, but the earlier crash is gone on eastbound 66. we will go to the weather center next. >>> 7:27. in the 60's for the most part. and the upper 60's in west virginia. -- upper 50's in west virginia. a lot of sunshine for the rest of the day and even into tomorrow. 61 leesburg. martinsburg at 60. rockville, you are at 66. on the way to 90 today with a lot of sunshine. a cold front moving through tomorrow, so cooler and near 80 for the weekend. >>> thousands of students will be putting on their backpacks and heading back to class today as the school year gets under way in many counties and cities across northern virginia. it is expected to be a challenging year as school districts struggle to deal with tight budgets, a salary freeze for employees, and an influx of new students. back with another news update at 7:56. for continuous coverage, visit tbd ♪ [ male announcer ] new inventory. ♪ new eq
the beltway to 14th street bridge. 270 -- we take you live to delays that begin at father hurley boulevard past 118. this is the pace of the way down to nih. next we go to virginia. the beltway leaving trpast king street. adam caskey has a good news forecast? >> we really do need some rain. unfortunately, i cannot bring rain showers into the forecast any time soon. spotty showers here and there late tomorrow and tomorrow night, not enough to really amount to much and give us relief from the drought situation. otherwise, a fantastic day today. feels great right now. 52 in laurel. new clouds roll over head, but that is pretty much it. calling in another refreshing start to the day. 57 and brunswick and bowie, 64 in la plata. highs in the 80's, close to 82 this afternoon. increasing clouds, and the slight chance of a few spotty showers late thursday and thursday night. >>> in the news this morning, former maryland governor bob ehrlich won the chance to try to get his old job back. he beat brian murphy in the republican primary, setting up a rematch with governor martin o'malley. for continuou
hurley boulevard from a crash after falls road. northboundyou to 395 with delays from the belt way past duke st. and not too bad that the pentagon. >>> it is a rather warm start to our wednesday morning, low to mid-70's. a little light sprinkle as moving into spotsylvania county. you are lucky because we need some moisture around here. it has been a couple of weeks. it is a dry extended forecast. today it will become sunny and breezy and temperatures are warm and that 90's but lower humidity. chance of showers on sunday. >>> we continue to follow breaking news where police are dealing with a barricade situation taking place in the unit block of n tsreet. no one has been injured but roads in that area are closed for it will bring a the latest roads in that area are closed for it will bring a the latest as i thought it was over here... ♪ [car horn honks] our outback always gets us there... ... sometimes it just takes us a little longer to get back. ♪ >>> such startling video of a sudden lion attack at a las vegas casino attraction. the lion just suddenly turns on its trainer. and the
father hurley boulevard past 118 and past mva and toward 370. chugging along slowly, all the way toward the lane divide. the good news is no accidents reported. southbound 29 in good shape leaving randolph. you will slow south of white oak toward four corners. delays on the bw parkway exit the greenbelt and closed because of a crash. it is slow 198 to powder mill. the trip from the west along 66, east to 234, heavy and slow from centreville. more delays 7100 to 123 and nutley street to the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> and making headlines this morning, the obama administration trying to keep mideast peace talks alive now that the halt to the settlement construction has expired. the palestinians said they would quit peace talks if they resumed the building in the west bank. so far no signs of construction today. hillary clinton and special enjoy george mitchell are continuing to talk to officials from both side. >>> in venezuela, after yesterday's election for parliament, hugo chavez has won enough votes. with most votes counted so far, he has 90 seats, his
and traffic slowing out of germantown, father hurley toward the split. traveling westbound along veers million, a stalled car reported. and we have delays leaving randolph road toward four corners. outer loop is slow 95 to georgia. traveling 395 northbound leaving duke street toward the 14th street bridge. we have cock pets of congestion here. traffic slows again at pentagon across the potomac. no accidents to report in southeast washington. but in southwest, sarah simmons is reporting live from the barricade situation and you'll find a portion of n. street blocked off between south capital and first street and half streets blocked off between n. and p. streets. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> a big story we're following this morning, president barack obama makes a pitch today for tax breaks for businesses as a way of helping economic recovery. but the speech may not be enough to help democrats seeking re-election this fall. republican candidates are making big strides around the country. joining us now is democratic political strategist peter fenn. and republican strategist
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